Jandial, Rahul; Neman, Josh; Snyder, Evan Y.; Toy, Eugene C's Case Files Neuroscience 2/E PDF
By Jandial, Rahul; Neman, Josh; Snyder, Evan Y.; Toy, Eugene C
Research NEUROSCIENCE within the CONTEXT OF REAL-LIFE sufferers and get ready FOR THE forums
Experience with medical instances is vital to excelling at the USMLE Step 1 and shelf assessments, and finally to offering sufferers with efficient medical care. Case records: Neuroscience presents forty nine true-to-life instances that illustrate crucial techniques during this box. every one case comprises an easy-tounderstand dialogue correlated to crucial simple technological know-how suggestions, definitions of keywords, neuroscience pearls, and USMLE-style evaluation questions. With Case records, you are going to research rather than memorize.
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A listing of cases is included in Section III to aid the student who desires to test his/her knowledge of a certain area or to review a topic including basic definitions. We intentionally used open-ended questions in the case scenarios to encourage the student to think through relations and mechanisms. SECTION I Approach to Learning Neurosciences Part 1. The Big Picture Part 2. Know the Tracts Part 3. Understand the Terminology The Big Picture Neuroscience is unique in that it incorporates an understanding of science on multiple levels, from a molecular understanding of events such as with receptors, at the synaptic level, to a global understanding of the sensory/motor tracts and their spatial interactions.
Telemetry recordings demonstrated an irregular heart beat. He was quickly intubated and placed on mechanical ventilation. Unfortunately, he expired shortly after his presentation. Autopsy confirmed a diagnosis of tetrodotoxin (TTX) poisoning. What is the biochemical mechanism of this disease? How does TTX inhibit neural activity? What treatment options are available? ANSWERS TO CASE 3: Electrical Properties of Nerves and Resting Membrane Potential Summary: A 39-year-old businessman presents to the ER with complaints of numbness and tingling in his mouth which progresses to paralysis, respiratory failure, and death.
REFERENCES Bear MF, Connors B, Paradiso M, eds. Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain. 3rd ed. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006. Kandel E, Schwartz J, Jessell T, eds. Principles of Neural Science. 5th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2012. Squire LR, Berg D, Bloom FE, du Lac, S, eds. Fundamental Neuroscience. 4th ed. San Diego, CA: Academic Press; 2012. CASE 2 An otherwise healthy 54-year-old woman comes to the physician’s office complaining of weakness, initially involving her hands and progressing to her legs over several months.
Case Files Neuroscience 2/E by Jandial, Rahul; Neman, Josh; Snyder, Evan Y.; Toy, Eugene C